Taka has spent segments of his career in structural engineering, software sales, revenue operations, and consulting. He brings it all together by leading operations at Safehub. His cloud sales/consulting experience centered around Lead-to-Revenue Operations and Systems, including almost 3 years with Salesforce. His work as a civil engineer centered around critical facilities such as hospitals, high-rises, bridges, and government/defense structures. As a former chair of the Disaster Emergency Services (DES) committee, he has organized and led 5 post-disaster safety assessment trainings over the last decade. He was recognized as the ASCE Younger Civil Engineer of the Year in 2015 for the San Francisco Chapter based on his engineering work, volunteer activities, and blast/fire research. He has a master's degree in architectural engineering from Cal Poly SLO, an MBA from The Wharton School, and maintains his California PE license.